Babe Didrikson

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Many years ago, an athlete named Babe Didrikson Zaharias amazed people with her skills.
1 -- 3) Harvard-Westlake four-sport star Bridget Ballard is ``a modern-day Babe Didrikson (Zaharias),'' athletic director Audrius Barzdukas said.
No woman has made a PGA Tour cut since Babe Didrikson Zaharias in 1945.
to Babe Didrikson Zaharias' observation that "The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration, then more practice and concentration.
Caption: This is what a 21-year-old Texas kid named Babe Didrikson looked like while she was winning six of eight events at the 1932 Olympic Trials.
Babe Didrikson, an outstanding golfer and an Olympic gold medalist in the javelin and hurdles, was tenth on the ESPN list and the highest ranked woman.
Recognized for his kindness, he collected comrades, knew the stars of the day, from Ty Cobb to Babe Didrikson, and produced a steady flow of upbeat columns and poetry.
The newest Wheaties packages will be available nationally beginning next month as the Breakfast of Champions continues the ongoing tradition of honoring great American athletes dating back to Johnny Weismuller and Babe Didrikson in the 1930s.
Evert won four from 1974-80, while Babe Didrikson collected a record six -- one for track in 1932, and five for golf from 1945-54.
Other photo subjects include legends such as Marion Jones, Chris Evert, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Michelle Akers, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Serena Williams, Tara Lipinski and Martina Navratilova; along with dozens of lesser-known athletes.
Many years ago, another multi-sport athlete, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, was called the best female athlete of the twentieth century.
She was responsible for building both the Tommy Hilfiger and Polo / Ralph Lauren brands in golf and has also had leadership roles at Kenneth Gordon, owner and founder of Babe Didrikson, and most recently Bobby Jones.
The last woman who made it through a one-day qualifying round and into a PGA Tour event: Babe Didrikson Zaharias, in 1938.
Already the occasional athlete was publicly rumored to be gay or lesbian--as was golf champion Babe Didrikson (my big teen idol